The Practical Skeptic: Core Concepts in Sociology
Using a conceptual organizing framework, THE PRACTICAL SKEPTIC: CORE CONCEPTS IN SOCIOLOGY, 2nd Edition, is a concise introduction to sociology that focuses on core concepts as the central building blocks for understanding sociology. Written in a lively, conversational style, McIntyre uses numerous pedagogical features to help students grasp key sociological concepts.
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SANCTIONS If you violate a norm, you can expect a certain type of response from
others — what sociologists call a negative sanction. The seriousness of this
negative sanction depends on the importance of the norm. Violations of folkways
Formal negative sanctions meted out by the government include prison
sentences and fines. Formal negative sanctions doled out by a university range
from library fines to expulsion. Formal negative sanctions given by a church
range from ...
Here is how I filled in the boxes: Types of Sanctions Formal Informal Here are
some things to remember about sanctions: They can be positive or negative,
formal or informal. Formal positive sanctions are not necessarily better than
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I've always wanted to use this book to teach Introductroy Sociology. It is more clever, more interesting than the typical introductory textbook. The Teacher's guide is a set of out-of-the-ordinary exercises, rather than the usual lecture outlines and sample exam questions. Read full review
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